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    Some nice finds Richard. With removable handles...

    Some nice finds Richard. With removable handles it would likely be fairly simple to make a pair of handles for the draw knife that would angle it for your prefered bevel down method of use.

    jtk
  2. Thread: How do I...

    by Jim Koepke
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    A local sporting goods store should have baseball...

    A local sporting goods store should have baseball Glove Oil or Glove Cleaner (not to be confused with a Twilight Zone episode) that will do the trick.

    For my old Estwing claw hammer mineral oil...
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    Hi John, This might be better posted in the Off...

    Hi John, This might be better posted in the Off Topic forum.

    One clause heard many years ago applying to the sales of many things is, "as is, how is, where is." This means it is up to the buyer to...
  4. Thread: Wtb - LN 49

    by Jim Koepke
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    Dang, my suggestion was to try and find an old...

    Dang, my suggestion was to try and find an old Stanley #49.

    Seems the auction site only has one listed. At four days out it looks to be in a bidding war.

    In rough times people have to accept...
  5. Hi Joe, a copy was just ordered. When it arrives...

    Hi Joe, a copy was just ordered. When it arrives or something changes it will be posted here. This isn't likely something I would normally acquire, but what the heck, maybe my knowledge of old tools...
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    The smaller boxes may have also been user made....

    The smaller boxes may have also been user made. Some of the beading cutters appear to be duplicates.

    Stanley didn't make a separate box to my knowledge for the match and sash cutters. It appears...
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    Me too: 456351 jtk

    Me too:

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    jtk
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    Howdy Joe, For the legs on Morris chairs and...

    Howdy Joe, For the legs on Morris chairs and other furniture the legs are often made up with four pieces of quarter sawn oak to have the medullary show on all four sides.

    This practice may be why...
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    Mike, Everyone is always saying there is no rust...

    Mike, Everyone is always saying there is no rust to hunt in Texas and the other states of the south west. Looks like you hit the mother lode.

    The MF skew rabbet plane can be a handy plane to have...
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    Candy is usually watching something something on...

    Candy is usually watching something something on her iPad while my news programs are on. My viewing is done with headphones.

    When this story came on, the program was paused and she was alerted...
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    Malcolm has a good point about the prices not...

    Malcolm has a good point about the prices not comming down much if they come down at all.

    A lot of work by a lot of different people goes into getting a piece of lumber from the forest to the...
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    Until recently we haven't used our credit card...

    Until recently we haven't used our credit card for a few years. Recently our bank notified us of a suspect charge on the wife's debt card. The card was canceled. While waiting for a new one she had a...
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    My preference is for a smooth sole, but the...

    My preference is for a smooth sole, but the corrugated soles seem to also work well. Though as you say it seems more a gimmick than anything else.

    jtk
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    That may be good for a jack plane set up to be...

    That may be good for a jack plane set up to be used as a scrub plane.

    There are folks here who would be screaming about their chip breakers being more than 1/64" back from the blade. By some folks...
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    My first thought would be to leave it alone if it...

    My first thought would be to leave it alone if it isn't leaving a mark on the work.

    This could have been caused by a piece of stone or other grit in the wood.

    What was this source of this...
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    Great fun for all and a bunch of good ideas for...

    Great fun for all and a bunch of good ideas for future builds.

    jtk
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    My extension for auger bits also comes in handy....

    My extension for auger bits also comes in handy. Often used with another extension that holds hex bits for the occasional tightening of screws on my front and back decks/porches.

    It spares me a...
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    Years ago it was common for me to venture out for...

    Years ago it was common for me to venture out for the sole purpose of hunting rust. Now my rust hunting is done while out and about on other chores. Head to Costco near the coast, stop off at a few...
  19. To get a little "kickass -like presence" adding a...

    To get a little "kickass -like presence" adding a few jalapeņo peppers seems to do the trick for me.

    jtk
  20. Anaheim Chilis are often what is in a can of...

    Anaheim Chilis are often what is in a can of 'green chilis.'

    Fresh they are often used without peeling. After roasting they are easy to peel. Roasting green chilis adds an enhancement to their...
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    Hi Stew, Good prices are hard to pass on. My...

    Hi Stew, Good prices are hard to pass on. My accumulation of 18" bits is starting to grow.

    The saw is marked with a 10 under the handle and checks out to be at 10 ppi.

    jtk
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    And those, in decent shape, do not come by very...

    And those, in decent shape, do not come by very often.

    jtk
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    Slim Pickin's on Recent Rust Hunts

    This is all that has been found in the last month of hunting:

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    The draw knife was found about a month ago on a trip to the coast. It has a P.S.&W. mark with a 9" blade.

    The saw was...
  24. WW II Paratrooper Jumps Again for 100th Birthday

    http://warbirdsnews.com/warbirds-news/wwii-paratrooper-jim-pee-wee-martins-100th-birthday-jump-fest.html

    jtk
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